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Origin and popularity of the name THORSTENSEN


Thorstensen : Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Thorsten a variant of Thorstein Old Norse Thórsteinn composed of the name of the god Thórr (see Thor) + steinn ‘stone rock’ hence meaning ‘altar of Thor’ or perhaps ‘hammer of Thor’.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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